Ratings for Carson, S

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70

Based on 24 ratings for this instructor.

Assignments
74
Exams
64
Helpfulness
71
Enthusiasm
78

Instructor Ratings

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Carson, S (ECON 140, Summer 2010)
Assignments
65
Exams
33
Helpfulness
32
Enthusiasm
87

Comment: Carson is not that great. Just glad that I took it in the summer. He goes through material quite fast, but definitely tries to lay down the basics for you. He is extremely passionate about Econometrics and draws from so many applications to what you learn. His handwriting was terrible and there wasn't much to refer to outside of the lecture that he provided, no slides or extra material, since the book was not helpful.

Submitted Dec. 21st, 2014

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2011)
Assignments
50
Exams
0
Helpfulness
0
Enthusiasm
0

Comment: Summer 2014. The horrible prof. with a lousy sense of humor that often came across offensive to many students. I think he lacks what it takes to be a faculty of Cal in every aspect possible, not even as a summer session prof.

Submitted Aug. 22nd, 2014

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2011)
Assignments
50
Exams
50
Helpfulness
8
Enthusiasm
29

Comment: The exams and problem sets were fairly easy, but he was not helpful and never responded to emails. He also called out people and made fun of their names if they were foreign...overall, came off as very racist and sexist.

Submitted July 15th, 2014

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2011)
Assignments
50
Exams
25
Helpfulness
50
Enthusiasm
66

Submitted Oct. 27th, 2012

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2011)
Assignments
91
Exams
95
Helpfulness
100
Enthusiasm
100

Comment: Very enthusiastic professor that is very helpful in office hours. He is a very good lecturer, although he tends to go on tangents.

Submitted Oct. 16th, 2012

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2011)
Assignments
77
Exams
50
Helpfulness
50
Enthusiasm
76

Comment: He goes off topic multiple times during lecture. It can be engaging, but it is also distracting. The homework was do-able and GSIs are super helpful at them. I'm glad I had a good GSIs. He was super helpful at explaining everything Carson tried to teach us during lecture.

Submitted Oct. 6th, 2012

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2011)
Assignments
100
Exams
78
Helpfulness
41
Enthusiasm
63

Comment: very funny and smart. fair exams. easy stuff compare to during semester. I would take econ 140 with him again :D

Submitted Oct. 2nd, 2012

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2011)
Assignments
99
Exams
98
Helpfulness
98
Enthusiasm
99

Submitted Oct. 1st, 2012

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2010)
Assignments
81
Exams
67
Helpfulness
80
Enthusiasm
83

Submitted Sept. 23rd, 2012

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Carson, S (ECON 100A, Summer 2011)
Assignments
71
Exams
50
Helpfulness
68
Enthusiasm
74

Comment: Lectures were good and straight forward. However the grading was harsh.

Submitted Sept. 22nd, 2012